DAILY WORD PROMPT, Life

Ok, hands up …

.... whose Christmas Tree only made it as far as the garden? This is precisely the sort of thing Japanese Monks would not allow to happen. They never allow a no-longer-needed item to merely congregate with further objects of past usage. They give away, recycle, burn, break down. They see items no longer needed by… Continue reading Ok, hands up …

DAILY WORD PROMPT, Flash Fiction

When your heartbeat is the only thing you can hear …

Her feet wouldn't move; welded to the floor they were. She knew she needed to leave the bedroom, wanted to most desperately. But those feet were stuck in mud, or concrete. She looked down to check but the pink socks with the dirty fluffy soles were quite free of shackles. His voice - hoarse from… Continue reading When your heartbeat is the only thing you can hear …

DAILY WORD PROMPT, Life, WELLBEING

Don’t lose yourself..

Sometimes you compromise to the point of forgetting who the real you is.... don't let this happen. You want Chinese, he wants Indian ... one of you can compromise your first choice and that would be classed as civil; working together for the bigger picture. Try not, however, to change your whole personality or outlook… Continue reading Don’t lose yourself..

DAILY WORD PROMPT, Life, Writing

Happy Sunday Afternoon… πŸ–Œ

Oh the irony.... today marks this achievement, if it can be described as one:- 100 posts, with varying levels of interest to you - and, believe it or not, containing over 23,000 words in 2018 posts alone which could have (should have?) gone on the manuscript! But I've enjoyed blogging and in essence, the mini… Continue reading Happy Sunday Afternoon… πŸ–Œ

DAILY WORD PROMPT, Fiction, Life, Writing

Hook your agent, publisher, reader. How? Synopsis

Synopsis writing can be a dense fog through which to tip toe with a white cane, praying you don't trip on unforeseen obstacles. Lorraine Ambers breaks it down here so beautifully, I feel almost excited to have a go at writing one for my novel (which is completely ridiculous as I've only written a third… Continue reading Hook your agent, publisher, reader. How? Synopsis

COOKING, DAILY WORD PROMPT, Life, Travel

If you are vegetarian, look away now …

I've got about twenty horse rugs to go and repair, wrap and ultimately deliver to eager clients whose horses are not naked, but wearing their 'spares'. Β  The pressure I feel upon my shoulders I have placed there myself, as there are approx 180 in the queue behind these twenty, waiting to be washed, proofed… Continue reading If you are vegetarian, look away now …

DAILY WORD PROMPT, WELLBEING, Writing

How much money have card companies made from today πŸ™„

Some days I'm a hopeless romantic... Others I'm a sceptical, suspicious kinda girl... WordPress displays much love poetry today... And some whose feelings unfurl.... 🌸 Some people spend today alone... Thinking about the couples all around... But don't forget that loneliness.... Even within coupledom can be found *********** Don't forget to love yourself today 😍… Continue reading How much money have card companies made from today πŸ™„

DAILY WORD PROMPT, Life

Ignorance is bliss…

When you're stood on top of the World Trade Centre, with no knowledge that in three years time it won't be there..... Thirteen years later, your daughter visits Ground Zero and listens to an emotive and powerful lecture during a geography school trip.... <a href="https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/lecture/">Lecture</a>

DAILY WORD PROMPT, FAMILY LIFE, Travel

The streets are paved with purple nails πŸ’œ

I've always loved nice nails. Today I've had them painted purple. Having had horses in my life from my early twenties for the following quarter century, I knew what having broken chipped nails at the end of chapped hands felt like. It wasn't girly. They were the hands of hard work. But I welcome the… Continue reading The streets are paved with purple nails πŸ’œ

DAILY WORD PROMPT, Life

GB & USA πŸ₯‚

I tend to add the wordprompt link somewhere at the bottom of the page after I've typed the main body of my post because I find the smartphone refuses to accept the link box option here ... HERE .. HERE? ... see? πŸ™„ - On a brighter note I read about a fellow blogger across… Continue reading GB & USA πŸ₯‚